With the warm summer weather coming requests for fans and cooling are arriving into Facilities.
The recommended fan to purchase for use on campus is a Dyson. While they are more expensive than some of the alternatives there are good reasons to purchase a quality unit.
Including:1. More efficient at moving air 2. More energy efficient – 40% savings3. Quieter – 75%4. Typically double the warranty
If you need a fan, before ordering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know. We will send a technician to confirm the air handling unit servicing your space has been re-set for summer weather and fully operational.
Capilano University is striving to reach our provincially mandated energy consumption reduction target of 33% by December 2015. That doesn’t mean you have to be too hot/too cold (email Facilities if you are), but working together with an energy efficient solution that will meet your needs, supports us efforts to achieve that target.
To clean-up a broken CFL:
· Leave the room and ventilate for
5-10 minutes before starting clean-up.
· Open windows and doors to the
· After ventilation, scoop broken
glass and powder onto a piece of stiff paper or cardboard.
· Do not vacuum at this time as it may
spread mercury vapour or mercury-containing powder.
· Use sticky tape to pick up smaller
· Wipe the area with a damp disposable
cloth or towel.
· Place all collected materials
(broken glass, tape, cloth) in a sealed container such as a glass jar with a
tight fitting lid or 2 sealed plastic bags. Place outside until you take to a
· After vacuuming the next few times,
remove the vacuum bag or empty and wipe the canister with a damp disposable
cloth or towel.
For a list of nearby
retail recycling centres visit www.lightrecycle.ca
details on CFLs, check out the BC Poison Control Centre FAQ: http://dpic.org/faq/mercury-compact-fluorescent-lamps-cfls
Click images below for Power Smart tips (pdf):
In our 2011/12 fiscal year annual natural gas consumption by campus was:
In our 2011/12 fiscal year annual electricity consumption by campus was:
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.